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Greddy Hood Damper Kit We were excited to find the Greddy Hood Damper kit for the ND as it is one of the best kits on the market with its "soft open" struts and compactness of the kit allowing more access into the engine bay and without the need for pesky hood prop always getting in the way.  Most other hood damper kits on the market mount further down the fender limiting access along the side of the engine bay.    Only to our dismay that the kit would not bolt to the USDM ND or Fiat 124.   The Japanese...

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ND FP Spec Club Sport and Long-StrokeIntroducing the new (customized) ND Ohlins kits by MiataSpeed/SakeBomb Garage!After over a year in development, testing, and taking 1st in SCCA STR for 2017, we are proud to release the product of our work on the ND chassis... two custom made Ohlins DFV kits to suit various budgets and use cases for the ND: FP Club-Sport and FPSpec Long-Stroke. Both come fully assembled, with floating top hats, ready to drop into your ND! No disassembly of your stock suspension like the standard kits.The Club Sport: designed as an affordable option with most of the benefits of our STR...

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After much debate on the forums, we at MiataSpeed decided to further investigate the differences between the two packages that come standard with the ND Miata.  Mazda lists two different part numbers.   Non-Brembo N251-33-251Brembo NA5F-33-251A All measurements were referenced with the use of a surface plate.However, based on our measurements, we have not found any difference between the two rotors dimensionaly.  The only difference we have found were the internal cooling vanes of each rotor.   Brembo on the left, Non-Brembo on the right. Each rotor is 280mm x 22 mm Offset is the same. Vane design The Non-Brembo has a...

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Long awaited results are here! The below results are from our own Custom built tune, not the CARB tune. We should be getting the CARB tune shortly so we will post those results as well! Before we dive in to the results and details, we'd just like to remind everyone that every dyno reads differently. Whether it's a different brand or model and any correction factors on top of that, numbers can be quite different from dyno to dyno. What matters is the gains on the same dyno. Without further ado, the dyno chart! On our dyno, the stock car baselined...

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In a perfect combination of suspension engineering and world class driving by Ian Stewart, we have taken First Place at the SCCA STR Solo National Championships! After switching from 949 Xidas to our Ohlins FPSpec Long-Stroke DFV, the level of the car was instantly elevated and culminated in a big win for Ian and for us! That makes it the first Mazda to win STR class in 10 YEARS! Ian took the class by storm, winning by a margin .323 seconds. Video of winning drive below! "Autocross is one of the motorsports that demands to most out of shocks. Often...

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